Prof Paul Chatrath is a skilled and distinguished London ear, nose and throat surgeon, specialising in rhinology and facial plastic surgery. With over 20 years of experience, he provides a wide range of ENT, head and neck and plastic surgery procedures to both adults and children from his private practices in London, Brentwood and Buckhurst.
Prof Paul Chatrath completed his premedical degree at the University of Cambridge in 1992 and subsequent clinical training, continuing on to obtain his MBBS degree from the London Hospital Medical College, with distinctions in 3 subjects and was granted Proxime Accessit to the University of London Gold Medal. He finalised his higher surgical training in ENT surgery in London and was granted a Certificate of Completion of Training in ENT Surgery, upon passing the final FRCS examination. Thanks to his research into the role of surface brushings of the larynx in discriminating between cancerous areas and benign (non-cancerous) lesions, Prof Chatrath was awarded an MD high research degree with the University of London. He also completed further training in specialist units in Chicago and Amsterdam after earning the Lionel College & New York Travelling Fellowships by the Royal College of Surgeons, and travel grants by the Royal Society of Medicine and the Journal of Laryngology & Otology.
Prof Chatrath has performed over 1000 rhinoplasty operations and over 1500 paediatric ENT procedures including tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy and the insertion of grommets. He has also been a leader in pioneering nasal and sinus operations, like balloon sinuplasty for the non-invasive management of sinus disease. Although he manages all general ENT conditions, he is interested in particular in nose and sinus problems, allergy, cosmetic deformities, children´s ENT disorders, voice problems and snoring. He practices in 150 Harley Street, Spire Hartswood Hospital, Spire London East Hospital, The Holly Hospital, Hospital of Sain John and Saint Elizabeth and the London Clinic.
Alongside his clinical practice, Prof Chatrath is also active in ENT teaching and research. He holds the position of Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Anglia Ruskin University in Chelmsford. He is also Professor of Rhinology at Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent, here he leads a module in rhinology and facial plastic surgery for the MCh (ENT), postgraduate study in surgery. His research focuses on the clinical assessment of patients with nasal obstruction. He has published over 40 papers in peer reviewed journals and has also contributed chapters to books.
Prof Chatrath aims to give his patients the best care, in a professional yet sympathetic manner. He understands the importance of communication with his patients both before and after surgical procedures, answering queries actively throughout the process.